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The NC State Belltower at dusk and night. Photo by Marc Hall

Nov 24, 2020

Record-Setting Class of AAAS Fellows Named

The election of 10 faculty to the prestigious scientific society signals NC State's rising reputation as a research powerhouse. 

Three incoming freshman, wearing their masks, chat together in Wolf Plaza during COVID-19 move in 2020. Photo by Marc Hall

Oct 28, 2020

Employees Express Pride, Identify Concerns in Survey

In the 2020 UNC System Employee Engagement Survey, taken before the COVID-19 pandemic, faculty and staff express overall job satisfaction and pride in the university. 

Parents and students shop at Wolfpack Outfitters during the first day of move-in for the Fall 2020 semester. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

Oct 13, 2020

Auxiliary Units Complete Cost-Cutting Plans for Fall

In a final round of cost-cutting actions by auxiliary units, NC State's retail and hospitality division is enacting temporary furloughs and salary reductions. 

Students pose high above the city of London in a glass observation pod.

Oct 7, 2020

Eye of the Storm

An eight-week study-abroad program on global leadership gave a group of NC State students a front-row seat to corporate decision-making as Europe grappled with economic uncertainties and an emerging pandemic. 

Mr. Wuf struts on the field at Carter-Finley Stadium.

Oct 1, 2020

Athletics Enacts Cost-Cutting Measures Due to COVID-19

The financial burden of the pandemic forces NC State Athletics to enact temporary furloughs and temporary salary reductions. 

Spring morning sun illuminates the Holladay Hall and the Memorial Belltower.

Sep 24, 2020

Temporary Furloughs, Salary Reductions Planned

With revenue down more than 60% due to COVID-19 restrictions, some auxiliary services units face the tough task of reducing personnel costs. 

NC State Belltower at sunset

Sep 14, 2020

NC State Continues to Climb in National Rankings

NC State gains ground in the 2021 U.S. News ranking of America's best colleges. The university has moved up nine spots in the past five years, driven largely by student success. 

Close up of a pest trap on the floor of the museum.

Sep 3, 2020

Stopping Bugs With a Taste for Art

The Gregg Museum takes a scientific approach to managing invasive pests. 

Looking up at the tower over Talley Student Union with a blue sky in the background.

Aug 26, 2020

NC State Among the Top 10 Employers in North Carolina

Forbes surveys 80,000 workers across the nation to find the best employers in every state. NC State takes its place alongside corporate giants Microsoft, Apple and Fedex. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

Aug 25, 2020

Money Ranks NC State Top Public in North Carolina

NC State earns high marks for educational quality, socio-economic mobility and alumni success on a list of America's best colleges ranked by value. 

View through a glass door into a laboratory.

Aug 18, 2020

Conflict of Interest Reporting Process Upgraded

An ambitious initiative to roll out an integrated suite of research administration tools continues this fall with a new module for reporting conflicts of interest. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

Jul 22, 2020

Trustees Elect New Officers, Welcome New Member

Perry Safran, a former president of the Alumni Association, joins the Board of Trustees. 

Rob Chapman sitting in front of a computer screen with the light reflecting onto his face.

May 20, 2020

Meet McKimmon’s Zoom Whisperer

Instructors offering courses through the McKimmon Center get some virtual hand-holding from emerging media expert Rob Chapman. 

Hands on a laptop keyboard.

May 6, 2020

Gearing Up

While students were on spring break, NC State staff made a mad dash to purchase and prepare hundreds of laptops, webcams and other technology for faculty members suddenly faced with the prospect of teaching remotely. 

WolfBytes DJs sitting around the studio.

Apr 8, 2020

WolfBytes in the House

We may be scattered far and wide, but the crew behind WolfBytes Video Services spans the distance to keep the Pack tuned in and upbeat.